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replicaEach of these precious beads is sold as a single bead, for $6.50* (or 20% less if you use your friends & fans discount, SAVE20). If you are interested in more or the whole set, please let us know!

These are modern handcrafted beads made in the tradition of ancient dZi beads (pronounced ZEE). Few beads are surrounded by as much myth and mystery as the dZi bead. The authentic/original etched agates are found in Tibet, Bhutan, Ladakh, and Nepal, and are believed to be about two thousand years old. Many legends accompany the beads- that they were not made by man but created by the gods, that they bring luck and ward off evil, that they protect the wearer from physical harm by taking the abuse upon themselves, and that the bead itself will choose its' owner and will not stay with an unlucky person. 

We actually acquired these in India, but we believe they are every bit as beautiful, with their rich Carnelian color and traditional etched designs. We have several in a variety of colors, so let us know if you want additional photos. If you purchase from this posting, you will receive one like that shown in the two close-up shots, unless you specify otherwise.


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buddha hand necklacethumb tibetan pendantCheck out this gorgeous creation found on (More details and purchase arrangements can be made at: ) You can purchase the same focal piece (the Sterling Silver Tibetan reversible pendant of a Buddha hand with Om carving) from our shop, BeadyEyedBird -- here:

This artist has also incorporated the use of fire polished glass, Artisan Lampwork beads, Black Onyx, Czech fire-polished glass, and a Sterling Silver flower hook and eye clasp; you might consider using similar components, or others of your own choosing. Why not be inspired by such incredible museum-quality work? I've seen a lot of talent out there -- take the challenge!



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